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[GREEN FAMILY]. A season in bath: or, Letters from the Green Family, to their friends in the country. First series. London. David Bogue, 1855. First edition. 12mo. viii, 75pp, [1]. With half-title. Original publisher's green printed paper wrappers. Lightly rubbed and marked, some surface loss to spine, splitting to joints. Bookplate of the Bath Public Reference Library to FEP, occasional ink-stamps, light spotting. Presentation copy, inscribed in ink to half-title; 'The Bath Literary Club / from the author / 1886'. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 16883
GREENE, Graham. The end of the affair. London. William Heinemann Ltd., 1951. First edition. 8vo. [6], 237pp, [1]. Original publisher's grey boards, lettered in gilt, printed paper dustwrapper. Lightly rubbed, dustwrapper toned and spotted, loss to head and foot of spine panel. Inked initials to recto of FFEP, else internally clean and crisp. More > £ 125.00 Antiquates Ref. 17062
[GREEN, Charles Edward]. Lives in a lowland parish. Edinburgh and Glasgow. John Menzies & Co., 1906. First edition. 8vo. 118pp. With half-title. Original publisher's green morocco-backed green cloth boards, lettered in gilt. Light rubbed, spine slightly sunned. Small spot of soiling to verso of half-title, lightly foxed. Presentation copy, inscribed to blank fly-leaf; To / Mr. J. Hamilton Jameson / with kind regards / from the author's wife.' More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 14500
GRANT, Mrs. Poems on various subjects. Edinburgh. Printed for the Author by J. Moir, 1803. First edition. 8vo. 447pp. With a list of subscribers. Uncut in recent calf-backed marbled boards, contrasting black morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Very minor wear to extremities. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 11594
GRANT, Joan. Winged pharaoh. London. Arthur Baker Ltd., 1937. First edition. 8vo. x, [2], 382pp. Original publisher's green cloth, lettered in gilt. Without dustwrapper. Extremities rubbed, spine sunned, a trifle cocked. Hinges exposed, endpapers browned. Ink-stamp of the Officers Mess Library R.A.F. Catfoss to title page alongside pasted down manuscript receipt recording the sale of the book to Reginald Sims, with inked ownership inscription of Sims to recto of FFEP. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21234
GRAHAME, James. The sabbath: sabbath walks and other poems. London. James Nisbet and Co., 1857. 8vo. [2], 123pp, [3]. With a half-title, 28 engravings in the text after designs by Birket Foster, and a final leaf of publisher's advertisements. Original publisher's gilt-stamped navy cloth, A.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Armorial bookplate of Henry Birkbeck to FEP, foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23687
[GORE, Miss]. [MARCAILHOU, G.]. [Indiana. A story suggested by Marcialhou's "Indiana Waltz"]. Ipswich. Cowell's Anastatic Press, [c.1860]. First edition. Oblong folio. [8]ff. Drophead title. With eight lithographic plates (one of which photographically lithographed?), each with detailing added in pen and ink, some with additional wash, as issued. Original blind-stamped mauve cloth, titled in gilt to upper board. Rubbed and lightly marked, with tears to spine, some loss at head. Occasional spotting to text and plates. Ink inscription, dated 1889, of 'J.E.P. Fitzgerald', noting that 'This Book ... More > £ 850.00 Antiquates Ref. 15333
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The vicar of wakefield. London. Printed for J. Bumpus, 1816. 8vo. [5], viii, 248pp. Contemporary black morocco-backed blind-stamped green cloth boards, spine richly gilt, marbled edges. Slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, tear to leaf F4 - touching text of p.71, without loss of sense - paper repair to verso, not touching text, foxed throughout. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 16626
GOLDSMITH, Oliver. The Poetical Works of oliver goldsmith, m. b. With an account of the life and writings of the author. London. Published by Suttaby, Fox, and Suttaby, 1826. 12mo. xii, [1], 14-72pp. With an engraved frontispiece. Attractively bound in contemporary brick-red calf, tooled in gilt and blind, contrasting black calf lettering-piece, marbled edges. Very slight rubbing to extremities. Marbled endpapers, contemporary gift inscription to recto of front blank fly-leaf, light offsetting to title page. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 20495
[GILPIN, John]. [COWPER, William - Adaptations]. The life of John Gilpin, taken From divers Manuscripts in the Possession of the Family, and now published, for the first Time, by their Permission, for the Gratification of the Public Curiousity, respecting so extraordinary a Character... Dublin. Printed for Messrs. Burnet, White, Burton, H. Whitestone, Byrne, Cash, M'Donnel, and Marchbank, 1785. First Dublin edition. 12mo. viii, 144pp. Contemporary tree-calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed and marked, later sympathetic repairs to upper joint, short split to foot of lower joint. Inscriptions of George Gore, along with other pen-trials, to blank fly-leaves and dedication leaf, some marginal worming at end. More > £ 750.00 Antiquates Ref. 17573
GIBBONS, Stella. The priestess And Other Poems. London. Longmans, Green and Co., 1934. First edition. 8vo. vii, [1], 38pp, [2]. Original publisher's blue wrappers, lettered in black. Extremities sunned, marked, and lightly rubbed. Internally clean and crisp. More > £ 150.00 Antiquates Ref. 21743
GARNETT, Richard. The twilight of the gods and other tales. London. T. Fisher Unwin, 1888. First edition. 8vo. 346, 6, 24pp. A remainder copy with two terminal publisher's advertisement catalogues, the latter dated 1891. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt and black. Lightly rubbed. Decorated endpapers, hinges exposed, occasional spotting. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 22155
GARNETT, Richard. Poems. London. Elkin Mathews & John Lane, 1893. First edition. 8vo. Limited edition, one of 350 copies printed for England. xii, 172, [4], 15pp, [1]. With a half-title and a terminal publisher's advertisement catalogue. Printed limitation statement tipped-in to FFEP. Uncut and partially unopened in original publisher's tan buckram, lettered in gilt. Extremities rubbed, sunned, and a trifle marked. Upper hinge exposed, bookplate of Amber Reeves to FEP. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 21709
[GALT, John]. The steam-boat. Edinburgh. William Blackwood, 1822. First edition. 12mo. [2], v, [1], 359pp, [1]. With a half-title and a final page of publisher's advertisements. Recent half-calf, marbled boards, ruled and lettered in gilt, T.E.G. A trifle rubbed, spine sunned. Marbled endpapers, some loss to corners of leaves K3-6, lightly foxed. More > £ 100.00 Antiquates Ref. 23499
GALE, Norman. A country muse. First series. Westminster. Archibald Constable and Co., 1894. 8vo. ix, [3], 145pp, [3]. Handsomely bound by Bumpus in contemporary gilt-tooled red calf, contrasting green morocco lettering-piece, T.E.G. Lightly rubbed. Marbled endpapers, bookplate of Margaret to pastedowns, inked gift inscription to front blank fly-leaf, very occasional light spotting. More > £ 75.00 Antiquates Ref. 23117
FROST, Robert. Complete poems. London. Jonathan Cape, [1951]. 8vo. 494pp. Original publisher's blue cloth, lettered in gilt, pictorial dustwrapper. Minor shelf-wear, dustwrapper rubbed and marked. Lightly foxed. More > £ 50.00 Antiquates Ref. 23375
[FOWKE, Martha]. The Platonic Lovers: consisting of Original letters, in prose and verse, That pass'd between an English Lady, and an English Gentleman in France, under the borrow'd Names of Clio and Strephon... London. Printed for John Wilford...and Richard Chandler, 1732. Third edition. 12mo. xxiv, [4], 176pp. Without the additional title-page of the 1729 edition and the two terminal advertisement leaves. Contemporary calf, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, spine richly gilt. Extremities rubbed. Title-page washed to remove library stamp, lightly spotted. More > £ 250.00 Antiquates Ref. 19167
FOREST, Eugene FRENCH, R.. [Manuscript copy and english translation of Histoire de mr de vertpre et de sa menagere aussi]. [s.i.]. [s.n.], 1872. Oblong 8vo. Manuscript on tracing paper, mounted: [1], 46ff. Contemporary roan backed paper boards. Some rubbing to extremities, paper labels remains to upper board. Signed 'Del. R. French, Mar 28 1872' to foot of copied title.

[With:] Manuscript on paper. [4]ff. Original orange paper wrappers. An English translation of the captions in the manuscript copy of the French original, in two hands; the first (matching that of ... More >
£ 500.00 Antiquates Ref. 18970